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A 1956 Remington typewriter owned by Lady Pamela Blunden (€100-€150) is among the items up for  auction

Sheppard’s Auction House in Durrow will hold a sale on June 25th and June 26th next to include the residue of the contents of Castle Blunden on behalf(...)

Trinity College Dublin librarian and college archivist Helen Shenton with Prof Rachel Moss, head of history of art and architecture at Trinity, with the Book of Durrow. Photograph: Trinity College Dublin

Before the Book of Kells, there was the Book of Durrow. This smaller, lesser-known manuscript is an exquisite piece of craftsmanship in its own right (...)

Coolattin House, Co Wicklow

Surrounded by the immaculate greens of Coolattin Golf Club and the tranquil fields of southwest Wicklow, Coolattin House is a quiet place these days. (...)

  18ct white gold Emerald and diamond set consisting of necklace and  earrings, €19,000

A video of The Quiet Man was playing on a loop in the lobby as auction-goers arrived in Sheppard’s Durrow, Co Laois, saleroom to watch items owned by (...)

Mary Robinson’s snail plates sold for €70

“Let them eat cake”, Marie Antoinette, the last queen of France reputedly said when told her subjects were famished. Yesterday, [Tuesday, November 28t(...)

Silver framed photo of Maureen O’Sullivan to be sold in auction.

Luxurious fur coats and sparkling jewellery owned by the late Maureen O’Hara – Ireland’s most famous Hollywood star – are to go under the hammer at a (...)

Descent from the Cross, an  18th century oil-on-canvas  by a ‘Follower of Pompeo Batoni goes under the hammer at  Sheppard’s in Laois.

Auction Results: Monday (September 18th) Morgan O’Driscoll Auctioneers, Skibbereen, Co Cork. ‘Irish Art’– Online Auction. 82 per cent of the 235 (...)

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The first big house clearance auction of the new season gets under way next Saturday (August 26th) when viewing begins at “Lota”, Brighton Rd, Foxrock(...)

The Qing Period Blue and White Double Gourd Vase which sold at auction for €740,000 in Co Laois on Saturday. Photograph: Sheppard’s

A Chinese vase with a guide price of €1,200 was sold at auction in Co Laois on Saturday for €740,000, a new record for a public auction in Ireland. (...)

Archbishop Thomas White was only the second Irish man in the history of the Catholic Church to have served as a Papal Nuncio in a country where he did not already hold a bishopric.

Archbishop Thomas White, who has died aged 85, had a long and distinguished career in the Vatican diplomatic corps and served in Africa, Asia, the Ame(...)

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